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  1. Wisdom Learned from Loss of Elderly Dog April 2020 - Kidney Failure

    General Dog Forum
    I want to share this for anyone struggling with the questions about when to say goodbye to their dog, and what to decide for a dog diagnosed with kidney failure (or anything terminal). Our 14 (almost 15) year old female pitbull passed away at home last weekend after being diagnosed with kidney...
  2. SDMA test: reliability?

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a 6 mo goldendoodle puppy. We're getting her spayed soon, and she had a preop blood test. Two older tests for kidney function (creatine and BUN, maybe?) were completely normal. The new-fangled SDMA test was pretty high (22; normal range 0-14). The vet had me collect first morning...